The Codes Guidebook For Interiors

The Codes Guidebook For Interiors

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Now available in an updated and expanded third edition, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors incorporates the latest standards for interior projects. The book presents the International Building Code, Life Safety Code, NFPA 5000, ICC/ANSI accessibility standard, and many others in a clear, jargon-free style. In addition, you'll find a thorough referencce for the NCIDQ exam or the interior portion of the ARE. Whether you're an architect, interior designer, facilities manager, construction manager, or developer, The Codes Guidebook for Interiors, Third Edition is an indispensable tool of the trade. Order your copy today.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Sharon K. Harmon
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2006-12-26
File : 480 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780470148679


The Codes Guidebook For Interiors

The Codes Guidebook For Interiors

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"[This book provides an overview of] codes that are applicable to interior designers. The guide features jargon-free explanations of all the codes and standards that are relevant to designers and architects, including performance codes, building and finish standards, energy codes, and ADA standards. In addition, the dozens of examples and a greatly enhanced with a set of illustrations, including floor plans, that clearly show how codes apply to real-world project."--

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Katherine E. Kennon
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-01-23
File : 576 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781119343196


Sustainability In Interior Design

Sustainability In Interior Design

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The environmental impact of interior architecture and design practice is immense. This book highlights the need for designers to adapt the way they work and relearn lessons that have been lost. Contrary to many preconceptions, sustainable design can be sophisticated and stylish. And by its nature, a sustainable approach means considering the whole life cycle of a project and therefore improving the functionality, quality, human enjoyment and, in the long term, bringing real social and economic benefits. This book has examples, techniques, and historical and contemporary case studies, all supported by useful resources and links. A comprehensive reference book for anyone wanting to work in this area, Siân Moxon aims to introduce the ideas behind sustainability to design students while they are formulating their understanding of the industry, encouraging and inspiring them with positive, creative and practical alternatives.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Sian Moxon
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing
Release : 2012-03-19
File : 192 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781780673806


Specifications For Commercial Interiors

Specifications For Commercial Interiors

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For the past decade,Specifications for Commercial Interiorshas been the definitive guide to required information on regulations and liabilities, materials performance criteria, and specification writing for interior systems. Today more than ever, every professional involved in the design of commercial and institutional interior space needs to know how to evaluate materials, avoid liability, and comply with current regulations. This new edition has been completely revised. Every section has been updated, and new chapters have been added on paneling, life cycle costing, data management, and fire performance testing. The book also incorporates the 1989 specification data issued by the Construction Specifications Institute. Used for a required course in the College of Architecture at Arizona State University, this book consists of 18 chapters—well documented with charts, diagrams, and checklists—which are organized into three parts. The first part defines professional and product liability and outlines the latest regulations and standards. Three separate chapters are devoted to fire hazards and their effect on interior finishes, upholstery, and furniture specification. Part 2 discusses interior systems and materials: rugs and carpets, resilient and hard-surface flooring, interior wall finishes, paneling, window systems, and commercial furniture. Life cycle costing is covered, as are the requirements for barrier-free public interiors. Part 3 establishes guidelines for coordinating drawings, schedules, and specification documents. The latest technological developments are referred to throughout the text, and up-to-date terminology is defined in glossaries at the ends of chapters. The book is an invaluable reference for interior designers, architects, and students of these professions.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : S. C. Reznikoff
Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
Release : 1989
File : 319 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015048213444


Designing Commercial Interiors

Designing Commercial Interiors

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The definitive reference on designing commercial interiors-expanded and updated for today's facilities Following the success of the ASID/Polsky Prize Honorable Mention in 1999, authors Christine Piotrowski and Elizabeth Rogers have extensively revised this guide to planning and designing commercial interiors to help professionals and design students successfully address today's trends and project requirements. This comprehensive reference covers the practical and aesthetic issues that distinguish commercial interiors. There is new information on sustainable design, security, and accessibility-three areas of increased emphasis in modern interiors. An introductory chapter provides an overview of commercial interior design and the challenges and rewards of working in the field, and stresses the importance of understanding the basic purpose and functions of the client's business as a prerequisite to designing interiors. This guide also gives the reader a head start with eight self-contained chapters that provide comprehensive coverage of interior design for specific types of commercial facilities, ranging from offices to food and beverage facilities, and from retail stores to health care facilities. Each chapter is complete with a historical overview, types of facilities, planning and interior design elements, design applications, a summary, references, and Web sites. New design applications covered include spas in hotels, bed and breakfast inns, coffee shops, gift stores and salons, courthouses and courtrooms, and golf clubhouses. In keeping with the times, there are new chapters focusing on senior living facilities and on restoration and adaptive use. A chapter on project management has been revised and includes everything from proposals and contracts to scheduling and documentation. Throughout the book, design application discussions, illustrations, and photographs help both professionals and students solve problems and envision and implement distinctive designs for commercial interiors. With information on licensing, codes, and regulations, along with more than 150 photographs and illustrations, this combined resource and instant reference is a must-have for commercial interior design professionals, students, and those studying for the NCIDQ licensing exam. Companion Web site: www.wiley.com/go/commercialinteriors

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2012-06-14
File : 464 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780470397732


Green Interior Design

Green Interior Design

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"An essential introduction to sustainable domestic design." —Dwell magazine How to Achieve Style and Sustainability Green Interior Design is the most comprehensive guide to sustainable building, designing, and decorating on the market. This beautifully illustrated guide covers every detail of your home—from the drywall to the finial on the curtain rod—and how to find the most environmentally friendly versions of products and décor. This second edition of Green Interior Design is meant as much for the budget DIYer as it is for the luxury homebuilders looking to dip their toes into sustainability. Sprinkled among the chapters, readers will find: Digestible how-tos for quick updates Fun DIY projects Quick tips on repurposing and upcycling Helpful resources and buying guides Inspiring home tours Unconventional advice from designers (e.g., “Don’t buy anything!”) We hope readers carry this reference guide with them as they decorate apartments, furnish their first properties, and build their dream homes from the ground up. The second edition’s interactive structure allows you, the reader, to choose your own adventure: go into the weeds and get granular with purchasing decisions for your home, or take a more generalized approach to your green design project. Whichever path you choose, know that it’s more important than ever before to act sustainably. “Going green” is more than just a trend: It’s a global economic and social necessity.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Lori Dennis
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2021-03-09
File : 160 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781621537649


Materiality And Interior Construction

Materiality And Interior Construction

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A comprehensive reference of materials for interior designers and architects Choosing the right material for the right purpose is a critical—and often overlooked—aspect in the larger context of designing buildings and interior spaces. When specified and executed properly, materials support and enhance a project's overall theme, and infuse interior space with a solid foundation that balances visual poetry and functionality. Materiality and Interior Construction imparts essential knowledge on how materials contribute to the construction and fabrication of floors, partitions, ceilings, and millwork, with thorough coverage of the important characteristics and properties of building materials and finishes. Individual coverage of the key characteristics of each material explores the advantages and disadvantages of using specific materials and construction assemblies, while helping readers discover how to make every building element count. In addition, Materiality and Interior Construction: Is highly illustrated throughout to show material properties and building assemblies Supplies rankings and information on the "green" attributes of each material so that designers can make informed decisions for specifications Is organized by application for easy and quick access to information Includes a companion website, featuring an extensive online image bank of materials and assemblies Rather than a typical catalog of materials, Materiality and Interior Construction is efficiently organized so that the reader is guided directly to the options for the location or assembly they are considering. Reliable and easy to use, Materiality and Interior Construction is a one-stop, comprehensive reference for hundreds of commonly used materials and their integration as building components—and an invaluable resource that every interior designer or architect should add to their set of tools.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Jim Postell
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-06-17
File : 432 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1118019717


Interior Graphic And Design Standards

Interior Graphic And Design Standards

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Provides reference information and diagrams for furniture and storage equipment in homes, stores, offices, restaurants, hotels, hospitals, libraries, and churches and includes specifications for materials, millwork, hardware, doors, and windows

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : S. C. Reznikoff
Publisher : Watson-Guptill Publications
Release : 1966
File : 622 Pages
ISBN-13 : UOM:39015025991822


Interior Design Materials And Specifications

Interior Design Materials And Specifications

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Written from the viewpoint of the working designer, this textbook describes each material's characteristics and teaches students how to evaluate, select and specify materials.

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Lisa Godsey
Publisher : A&C Black
Release : 2012-12-14
File : 414 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781609012298


Professional Practice For Interior Designers

Professional Practice For Interior Designers

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The leading guide to the business practice of the interior design profession, updated to reflect the latest trends For nearly thirty years, Professional Practice for Interior Designers has been a must-have resource for aspiring designers and practicing professionals. This revised and updated Sixth Edition continues to offer authoritative guidance related to the business of the interior design profession—from the basics to the latest topics and tools essential for planning, building, and maintaining a successful commercial or residential interior design business. Filled with business tips and best practices, illustrative scenarios, and other pedagogical tools, this revised edition contains new chapters on interior design in the global environment, building client relationships, and online marketing communications. The author also includes updated information on web and social media marketing, branding, and prospecting for global projects. Recommended by the NCIDQ for exam preparation, this Sixth Edition is an invaluable resource for early career designers or those studying to enter the profession. This important book: Contains three new chapters that focus on client relationships, marketing communications, and interior design in the global marketplace. Includes new or updated sections that reflect the recent trends related to social media, branding, sustainable design practice and more Offers invaluable pedagogical tools in every chapter, including chapter objectives and material relevant for the NCIDQ Instructors have access to an Instructor's Manual through the book's companion website

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Genre : Architecture
Author by : Christine M. Piotrowski
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-03-05
File : 752 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781119554554